aQuellé Tour Durban
presented by Bridge Fund Managers
Tour Durban Media Information - NOT FOR PUBLICATION
The 25th anniversary edition of the aQuellé Tour Durban, presented by
Bridge Fund Managers takes place this Sunday morning.
The 100 km race gets under way from the Moses Mabhida stadium at 6:15am.
We estimate that the winners will cross the finish line at the Moses
Mabhida stadium at around 8:30am. The leading women are expected at the
finish at around 9:00am
Photographers wishing to be on the finish line to capture the finish
this should be in position by 8:15am. There is no accreditation required
but we reserve the right to limit places in the finish chute on a
Please note that private media vehicles are not permitted on the route.
Please revert if you have any specific request for access to the route.
Riders will be available for interviews after the race, and the prize
giving will take place at the Peoples Park once the results have been
signed off by the Cycling South Africa race commissaires.
The 55km cyclocross race starts from 9:10am and the first batch of 45km
Fun Ride riders gets under way at 9:25am.
Details of the road closures for the race are provided below. The race
director in conjunction with the Durban Metro police authorities will
re-open each section of road as soon as the last riders have cleared
that section of the road.
Gameplan Media will supply a full Event Media Service consisting of a
summary of results, full copy and a selection of high-resolution images
mid-afternoon on Sunday.
Please feel free to revert by email with any specific media requests.
Road closures (approximate times):
Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) - 05h30 - 14h30
Margaret Mncadi Avenue - 05h30 - 08h00
M4 South - 05h30 - 08h30
M7 Edwin Swales & M19 to Pinetown - 06h00 - 09h30
M19 Pinetown to Umgeni Road - 06h15 - 10h00
Inanda Road (Springfield Park) - 06h30 - 10h15
Riverside Road - 06h30 - 10h30
M4 North both sides - 06h30 - 14h00
105km: First batch 06h15, Last batch 07h15
55km: From 09h10
45km: From 09h25
Kiddies Ride: 11h30 at the People's Park
Registration - Cycle Labe Cornubia Mall
Friday 27 April 10h00 - 18h00
Saturday 28 April 10h00 - 17h00
The aQuellé Tour Durban, presented by Bridge Fund Managers, takes place
on Sunday 29 April 2018. More information can
be found at www.tourdurban.co.za
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